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September 28, 2015

Drones and New Applications for Precision Agriculture

Basic crop scouting from drones provides a major improvement over how field surveys previously were done, and it’s the primary driver for drone-technology adoption. Crop scouts traditionally were employed to walk farm fields to monitor crop condition. This is hot, time-consuming work, and crop scouts have difficulty visiting even a small percentage of a whole field, easily...

September 27, 2015

Monitoring a Marine Reserve

A Flexrotor UAS Provides Proof of Poaching By Matt Ball Cocos Island National Park is a Costa Rican biodiversity treasure that lies 350 miles off the coast and along the same subterranean mountain ridge as Galapagos Island in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. This ridge provides an ecosystem supporting an abundant and broad range of

September 22, 2015

University Coalition Developing UASs to Improve Weather Forecasting

Oklahoma State University (OSU) as well as the universities of Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kentucky will share a $6 million, four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) that improves weather forecasting by studying atmospheric physics.

September 22, 2015

GA-ASI Confirms Plans to Open RPA Training Academy

UAS SUMMIT, GRAND FORKS, N.D., Sept. 22, 2015—General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today confirmed plans to open a RPA Training Academy in Grand Forks, North Dakota. GA-ASI has signed a 10-year lease and is expecting to break ground

September 21, 2015

Lockheed Martin Awarded Desert Hawk 3 Contract from U.K. Ministry of Defence

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2015—The U.K. Ministry of Defence has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract to support the Desert Hawk 3 programme and establish the small unmanned aerial system (UAS) as a Core Defence Capability. "Desert Hawk has served the U.K. military well in providing intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance to tactical warfighters," said Jay

September 16, 2015

Hexagon Geospatial Announces Early Access to Cloud Apps: Rapid UAS Processing and Online Content Hosting

NORCROSS, Ga., Sept. 16, 2015—Hexagon Geospatial is pleased to introduce an early access program for technologies associated with the Hexagon Smart M.App experience. The two applications available in the early access program are M.App Chest and GeoApp.UAS. M.App Chest provides a simple means to quickly upload, organize, and share imagery and point cloud data in the cloud.

September 16, 2015

NASA, Industry Complete Third Phase of UAS Flight Testing

Evolving technologies necessary for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to safely avoid other aircraft while moving through the nation's skies recently were put to the test using NASA's remotely piloted Ikhana aircraft. Equipped with a prototype system of Detect-and-Avoid (DAA) sensors working in concert with airborne and ground-based computers, Ikhana made 11 flights involving more than

September 16, 2015

U.S. Air Force Fields MQ-9 Reaper Extended Range

AFA AIR & SPACE, WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2015—General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that its Predator B/MQ-9 ReaperExtended Range (Reaper ER) RPA fleet has achieved a historic milestone with the first operational fielding of Reaper ER by the

September 15, 2015

EU Conducting Unmanned Disaster-Monitoring Flights

The European Union has been conducting simulated flood-disaster situations monitored by Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) technology. The Driving Innovations in Crisis Management for European Resilience (DRIVER) project features a D-CODE research aircraft, a Do-228, circling over the simulated disaster, taking situational images in real time, which rescue workers can use to coordinate the disaster response.

September 9, 2015

Sanborn CEO John Copple Joins Mapcode Advisory Board

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., September 9, 2015 — The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. (Sanborn) announces the appointment of CEO John Copple to the Stichting Mapcode Foundation (Mapcode) advisory board. "I'm pleased to assist in this global effort," says Copple. "The idea of using mapcodes to locate and identify places on Earth is intriguing. Mapcodes can be

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